In 2015, the NICEIC
carried out its first work in the region, when it was asked to provide third party accreditation for an employer keen on demonstrating the competency of its electrical workers.
It's all about offering peace of mind, as NICEIC
has an independent complaints procedure and all the work is protected by the NICEIC
Platinum Promise if any problems should arise.
The Dubai-founded facilities management (FM) company continues to raise the bar for FM in the country, by ensuring it meets the latest standardisations and accreditations - NICEIC
and JCI were some of the latest - in turn pushing and empowering its staff with the tools required to deliver quality service to its clients.
CREATIVE communications agency RBH has created the first TV commercial in the 60-year history of electrical regulatory body NICEIC
Although you can employ a building control inspector from the local council or a private firm, the easiest option is to use an electrician who belongs to a 'competent person scheme', such as NICEIC
If your home does need rewiring, it's easiest to use an electrician registered with one of the Government's competentperson schemes, such as NICEIC
com - is particularly useful because it has a 'Householder Wall of Shame' page, which lists companies trying to pass themselves off as NICEIC
members when they're not.
The centre, which is approved by NICEIC
, NET, BPEC, CITB Construction Skills and City & Guilds, is equipped with state-ofthe-art training and assessment facilities to offer realistic working environments for all trades.
According to a survey of 3,000 women by NICEIC
(the UK's voluntary regulatory body for the electrical contracting industry), 47% of female homeowners admit to feeling intimidated when dealing with a male spark, while 11% say they would only have a man around if they were not alone.
This is why organisations such as the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineers (CIPHE), SummitSkills and NICEIC
have campaigned for manufacturers to offer approved courses.
Here are some of the more common terms used by electricians: BS - British Standard British Standard BS 7671 - also known as the IEE (Institute of Electrical Engineering) wiring regulations - details the requirements for electrical installations and is the standard against which all NICEIC
contractors are assessed.
Group has appointed specialist software developer Clik Ltd to create a software tool to enable electricians to complete BS7671 electrical installation certificates and periodic inspection reports on their computers, rather than by hand.